Other Trainings and Events

Austin Mediators Association (AMA) will list on its website the trainings and events sponsored by AMA or by a non-profit Alternative Dispute Resolution organization approved by the AMA Board of Directors.

NOTE: Austin Mediators Association has made an effort to ensure that the information given below is accurate. Please be sure to verify dates, times, locations and costs with the sponsoring organization by clicking on the links provided or by contacting them directly. AMA neither sponsors nor endorses the events and trainings listed here.

30-Hour Family Mediation Training - Central Texas Dispute Resolution Center (CTDRC)

July 30th, 31st, August, 6th, & August 7th, 2020


Advanced Family Mediation – Dispute Resolution Center (DRC)

August 11, 12, 13, 14, 2020


MCLE including 2 hours of Ethics provided.

Cost: $650.00

The Advanced Family Mediation Training is a 30-hour training fulfilling the Texas ADR Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence, child development, ethical and practical considerations in a combined lecture and role play environment.

Basic Mediation Training is required prior to taking this course. 

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training  -  Dispute Resolution Center (DRC)

September 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2020


MCLE/CEUs: Yes, including Ethics hours. HR credits also available.
Cost:  $950.00

The 40-Hour Basic Mediation Course is a 5-day (8:30am – 5:30pm) training offered to the general public several times each year. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as a mediator in the State of Texas. The training focuses on the community-based mediation model. Individuals actively participate in practice mediation following each lecture session, and certificates are provided to participants upon completion of the course.

Annual Symposium  -  Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (TMCA)

REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN SOON! Mark your calendars now for Saturday, October 24, 2020, for an online Symposium!

TMCA had planned to hold its 16th Annual Symposium at the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel. However, concern for the safety of attendees due to the ongoing pandemic compelled the TMCA Board of Directors to make the decision to hold this year’s Symposium virtually instead. More information on the TMCA website.

Central Texas DRC Continuing Education Program

These classes are free to CTDRC Mediators and $10 for non-CTDRC Mediators, Attorneys and the public. For more information, contact the CTDRC at (512) 878-0382 or visit their website HERE.

UT Austin School of Social Work

The School of Social Work offers a variety of programs of interest to mediators throughout the year. You can see their upcoming offerings by visiting their website HERE.

Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution at the UT School of Law

The Center offers a variety of training opportunities throughout the year. For more information, visit their web site HERE.

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